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Towards Sustainable Development in Rural Africa
D. Turnham / OECD Development Centre 1999
A growing recognition of the need to delimit the role of the government, to promote the market framework, and to rely on the private sector as the engine of growth, offers the prospect of a new beginning in rural development in Africa...
Managing the environment in developing countries
D. O'Connor; D. Turnham / OECD Development Centre 1992
Environmental policy should be inspired by the recognition that the environment is everyone’s business; all social actors must be involved in environmental management. Policies that implicitly subsidize a wasteful and environment...
Biotechnology and sustainable crop production in Zimbabwe
John J. Woodend / OECD Development Centre 1995
This case study of Zimbabwe has examined developments in biotechnology against the background of a well-developed national agricultural research, plant breeding and seeds system. It has then assessed the constraints to biotechnology r...
Considerations of wildlife resources and land use in Chad
J.O. Keith; D.C.H. Plowes / Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 1997
Planning and education are needed on options for numbers of animals. land use in Chad to ensure that development considers the proper use, maintenance, and enhancement of its remaining natural resources, and especially the needs of fi...
Indicators on Forest Biological Diversity
Convention on Biological Diversity 1996
Drawing on previous research on biodiversity assessment and experience with criteria of forest quality, this paper suggests some principles for developing forest biodiversity indicators. It is important to place biodiversity assessmen...
Traditional forest-related knowledge and the Convention on Biological Diversity
Convention on Biological Diversity 1996
Non-governmental organizations and natural resource management in Africa : a literature review
T.R. Ramanathan / Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 1993
This report presents abstracts of 150 key publications drawn from recent literature (post 1982). The objective is to provide an overview of NGO activities in the field of natural resource management in Africa, and highlight those issu...
Integrating gender into environmental research and policy
S. Joekes; C. Green; M. Leach / Institute of Development Studies UK 1996
The purpose of this paper is to show why gender issues are important in local natural resource management; to examine in what ways and with what effects environmental policies and programmes have attempted to incorporate concerns for ...
Globalisation and wage inequalities, 1870-1970
E. Anderson / Institute of Development Studies UK 1998
Paper studies the impact of globalisation on wage inequality in eight now-developed countries during the century prior to 1970, using the same dependent variable and methodology as research on the impact of globalisation since 1970. T...
Living Planet Report 1998
WWF-World Wide Fund For Nature 1998
Presents a quantitative picture of the sate of the world's natural environment and the human pressures upon it. Specifically, it presents WWF's Living Planet Index (LPI), a measure of the change in the health of the world's natural ec...
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Sustainable development and the water–energy–food nexus: A perspective on livelihoods
E.M. Biggs; E. Bruce; B. Boruff / Science Direct 2015
The water–energy–food nexus is being promoted as a conceptual tool for achieving sustainable development. Frameworks for implementing nexus thinking, however, have failed to explicitly or adequately incorporate sustainable&n...
The Water-Energy-Food Nexus: A new approach in support of food security and sustainable agriculture
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2014
This FAO note gives a brief introduction to the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus conceptual framework as a useful way to describe and address the complex and interrelated nature of our global resource systems. It puts forward WEF as a co...
Water and Climate Blue Book
World Water Council 2016
Llaunched by the Morroccan government at COP22 in Marrakech, the blue book aims to raise international awareness on the vulnerability of water in the context of climate change and the urgency of action. It also speaks in favor of merg...
Report on the nationally determined contributions survey conducted by the Nairobi Framework Partnership in 2016
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 2017
Countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean urgently need financial support to green their power sectors and thereby implement their national climate action plans under the Paris Climate Change Agreement. ...
Utilising Electricity Access for Poverty Reduction - Full report
Practical Action [Intermediate Technology Development Group] 2015
The productive use of electricity can support sustained poverty reduction by enabling the creation and improvement of income generating activities. However, in order to realise these positive impacts, the level of electricity access m...
Energy: the missing link in globalization
I. Øverland / Science Direct 2016
Energy resources are transported long distances and create powerful interlinkages between countries. Energy thus contributes to the globalization of the world, but has received little attention in the globalization literature. This ar...
Turkey in the geopolitics of natural gas
O.G. Austvik; G. Rzayeva / Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business Government 2016
This paper outlines the role of Turkey as an increasingly more important natural gas consuming country while at the same time strategically located as a transit country between major consuming areas in the EU and suppliers in the Midd...
Waste Management Outlook for Mountain Regions - Sources and Solutions | GRID-Arendal - Publications
B. Alfthan (ed); A. Ramola / GRID Arendal 2016
Mountains play an essential role in supplying water, energy, food and other services to millions of people living in the mountains and downstream. Ensuring the continued supply of these services has never been more important. However,...
International law and sea-level rise: forced migration and human rights
J. McAdam / Fridtjof Nansen Institute 2016
This report provides a general overview of the international law issues relating to sea-level rise, (forced) migration and human rights. The first part provides a brief accounting of 'What We Know and What We Can Expect', discussing s...
The Nagoya Protocol on access to genetic resources and benefit sharing: User-country measures and implementation in India
C. Prip; C. van't Klooster / Fridtjof Nansen Institute 2016
User-measure requirements are the cornerstone of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization developed under the Convention on Biological Diversity. ...
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United Nations World Water Assessment Programme
Hosted and led by UNESCO, the United Nations World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP) coordinates the work of 31 UN-Water members and partners in the World Water Development Report (WWDR).
Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
The Convention was opened for signature on 5 June 1992 at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (the Rio "Earth Summit"). It remained open for signature until 4 June 1993, by which time it had received 168 signatures. The Convention entered into force on 29 December 1993, which was 90 days after the 30th ratification. The first session of the Conference of the Parties was...
Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR)
ASSAR’s overarching research objective is to use insights from multiple-scale, interdisciplinary work to improve the understanding of the barriers, enablers and limits to effective, sustained and widespread adaptation out to the 2030s. Working in a coordinated manner across seven countries in India, East Africa, West Africa and Southern Africa, ASSAR’s research is case study base...
China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED)
The main tasks of CCICED are exchanging and disseminating international successful experience in the field of environment and development; studying key environment and development issues of China; providing forward-looking, strategic and early warning policy recommendations to State leaders and decision makers of all levels in China, facilitating the implementation of sustainable development st...
The Geographical Journal
The Geographical Journal has been the academic journal of the Royal Geographical Society, under the terms of the Royal Charter, since 1893. It publishes original research papers and review articles, all of which are refereed. Editorial policy is not influenced by the views of the sponsors. The papers range across the entire subject of Geography, with particular reference to public debates, poli...
SaciWATERs / The South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies
SaciWATERs, the South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies, is a policy research institute based in Hyderabad, India. From its inception in 2001, it has focused on critical issues related to water resources management in south Asia. A key endeavour at SaciWATERs has been to enhance the dominant water resources management paradigm in the region with...
Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network
Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network aims to drive knowledge sharing and problem solving by collaborative action in the water sector. It lends itself to arsenic mitigation efforts of provincial governments and civil society groups by aiding them in developing appropriate solution and response to drinking water quality problems of their respective geographies. The mandate of this network is brin...
Nature Communications
Nature Communications is an open access journal that publishes high-quality research from all areas of the natural sciences, biology, physics, chemistry, earth sciences.
Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA)
Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA) is a collaborative effort to assess climate change indicators, impacts, and adaptive capacity of the Hawaiian archipelago and the US-Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI). PIRCA engages federal, state, and local government agencies, non-government organizations, academia, businesses, and community groups to inform and prioritize their activi...
Journal of Integrated Coastal Zone Management (JICZM)
The JICZM - Journal of Integrated Coastal Zone Management (RGCI – Revista de Gestão Costeira Integrada) is a peer-reviewed international journal that publishes articles dealing with all the subjects related to coastal management, namely focused on coastal oceanography (physical, geological, chemical, biological), engineering, economy, sedimentology, sociology, ecology, history, polluti...
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